You are here in the knowledge base of the Governance Analytics research project. Its purpose is to provide the researchers with the necessary approaches, tools, and databases access to deal with data intensive research.

Presentation of the Knowledge Base

Main Tools

Data extraction and cleaning

  • Data extraction from the web
  • Data cleaning
  • Textual analysis
  • Use of semantic technologies to annotate and search data
  • Methodologies of database building
    • Version controlling
    • Data consistency checking

Data classification and analysis

  • Classification methods
  • Clustering algorithms
  • Forecasting
    • Regression analysis
    • Knowledge discovery

Econometric analysis for social sciences


Open data and openly accessible data

  • Government data
  • NGO data
  • Linked open data and linked open vocabularies

Online Datasets and Archives (sorted by disciplines and topics)